Back in the days ... when I was a kid, some of the older kids -- teenagers hoping to avoid the draft, probably -- wore red, white and blue patches that simply said "VOAT".
I thought it was perfect in a multilayered way.
It appeals to the semi-illiterate segment of the electorate.
It gently mocks the electoral system.
And so on...
Those patches inspired the title of this post.
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|I can't shake the feeling that we're more screwed now than ever before, though it seems hardly anyone agrees with me.|
|I came across this blog post after a friend mentioned the Tinners family to me.
I thought it was interesting reading, especially in the context of some of the stories WP has followed regarding domestic terrorists and the people behind them.
| I happened to be walking through the living room while my wife was watching Laura Bush address the Republican National Convention, and I actually heard the First Lady say this:|
At my main blog I've got four recent posts on the press and the law in open conflict, in the USA and Russia:
Your comments below.
|Why is it that everywhere the US military goes, the people don't welcome them with flowers and candy? Those of us who pay attention have noticed the double talk regarding "success" in Iraq, and the nearly non-stop calls for American withdrawal by every legitimate (or otherwise) Iraqi representative.
Now (again) we direct our attention to Afghanistan. It seems almost likely that children, civilians, and wedding parties are used as shields/ targets by military forces specifically because of the headlines they garner;